PM 18-04-05

  1. (FCRC) Give each SNAP Unit Reporting Changes - SNAP (Form 2777) when they apply for benefits. Tell SNAP units not in  revised manual text Mid-Point Reporting (MPR) (see PM 19-07-01) status to report changes within 10 days.
  2. (FCRC) Send each SNAP unit not in  revised manual textMid-Point Reporting (MPR) (see PM 19-07-01) a Change Report Form (Form 1978) and a postage paid return envelope at time of approval. 
  3. (FCRC) When a SNAP unit receives a cash benefit from DHS and the amount changes, make corresponding changes in the SNAP case. The SNAP unit does not have to report changes in DHS cash benefits.
  4. revised manual text(FCRC) If prior to IES Phase 2, complete SNAP Eligibility Work Sheet (Form 683A) for all reported changes. After IES Phase 2 , rerun eligibility for all reported changes. See WAG 18-04-09.
  5. (FCRC) Complete Housing Arrangement - Change of Address Worksheet (Form 2467) for changes of address and related changes in housing costs.
    1. Get the following information:
      • revised manual texthousing costs at new address;
      • utility expenses at new address; and
      • change in who lives together, if any.
    2. File Form 2467 in case record.
  6. (FCRC) revised manual textIf prior to IES Phase 2, determine the amount of benefits to be provided by completing SNAP Calculation Sheet (Form 683B). For a case processed through ACM, save the ACM SNAP calculation to Content Management. At IES Phase 2, determine the amount of benefits to be provided by rerunning eligibility in IES.
  7. (FCRC) If a person being added to the SNAP unit has to meet the work requirement, explain the work requirement and issue SNAP Work Requirement Fact Sheet (Form 3674). If they indicate that they now do or want to do volunteer community work, issue Volunteer Community Work Information (Form 3673) and explain use of the form.
  8. revised manual text (Legacy System) Prior to IES Phase 2, sends Form 157C to the SNAP unit if the change means less benefits within the approval period. At IES Phase 2, IES sends Form 360C (formerly Form 157) to the SNAP unit if the change means less benefits within the approval period (see PM 01-06-03).
  9. (FCRC) Prior to IES Phase 2, prepare and mail Response to Reported Change--SNAP Program (Form 1988) to the SNAP unit if benefits will increase or will remain the same as a result of the change and the case is not in Mid-Point Reporting Status.  At IES Phase 2, revised manual textIES sends Response to Reported Change--SNAP Program (Form 1988) to the SNAP unit if benefits will increase or will remain the same as a result of the change and the case is not in Mid-Point Reporting  status.
  10. (FCRC) File an overpayment against the unit (see PM 23-02-02) or authorize past month's benefits if:
    • prompt action was not taken by the FCRC on a change, and/or
    • amount of the SNAP benefits was incorrectly computed.